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Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN To BSN) Online Degree Program
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100% Online, 8 Week Courses
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Automatic Minimum 39 Credits for RN Licensure, Up to 75% of Total Degree Can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
January 14, 2019
Accreditation
CCNE

Bring Healing to Hurting People Around the World with Our Online B.S. in Nursing (RN to BSN) – Global Studies Degree

Liberty University’s RN to BSN is one of the leading online nursing programs providing licensed, practicing registered nurses the opportunity to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing 100% online, and now you have the opportunity to earn the same excellent online BSN degree specifically tailored to a global context. This online BSN Global Studies program utilizes the nursing process you are currently familiar with to teach new concepts while exploring healthcare delivery in countries outside the United States. Throughout this B.S. in Nursing degree, you will have the opportunity to examine your personal values and beliefs as they relate to the healthcare practices of other cultures. This BSN in Global Studies online degree will help you practice your communication skills as well as prepare you for ministry in another culture.


Why Choose Liberty’s Online BSN – Global Studies Degree?

Our online B.S. in Nursing – Global Studies degree is designed with your success in mind. With an RN license, you will automatically receive a minimum total of 39 credits of transfer credit, helping you complete our industry leading RN to BSN degree sooner. Our BSN online degree program is taught by nursing professionals who have real-world experience in clinical and leadership settings and are dedicated to supporting you as you pursue God’s call. Offered completely online, our RN to BSN Global Studies degree allows you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your current ministry without the worry of having to take courses on a traditional campus. 

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Receive Undergraduate Nursing Credit for RN Licensure

With an RN license, you will receive a minimum of 39 hours of transfer credit with no challenge tests so that you can finish your degree faster! You can also take advantage of our reduced tuition rate of $330 per credit hour for both part and full time, making your education more affordable!

What Will You Learn in Our BSN – Global Studies Online Degree Program?

Our students’ career goals vary, and that is why our online nursing programs are such a great fit. Our faculty members have practiced in Cardiac Care, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Med-Surg, Oncology, Research, as Nurse Practitioners, and in just about every specialty and clinical and administrative setting the nursing field touches. You will learn from their vast years of experience and your own as you grow in practice and leadership. 

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Highlights of the RN to BSN program include:

  • By earning your online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) – Global Studies degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. Liberty’s Bachelors of Science in Nursing – Global Studies has a reduced tuition rate of $330 per credit hour for part or full time!
  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!
  • With an RN license, you will receive a minimum of 39 hours of transfer credit with no challenge tests so that you can finish your degree faster!
  • Our online nursing program is CCNE accredited.
  • You can complete the BSN degree in as little as two and a half years!
  • You will have networking opportunities with other RNs in the program from around the country.

Potential Career Options with Your BSN Degree

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS*), careers in nursing are expected to grow significantly faster than the average of all professions through at least 2026. BLS reports that registered nurses with a BSN degree will generally have better career prospects than nurses without a BSN degree. Registered nurses seeking advancement in their careers should consider completing our RN to BSN program since a BSN degree is required for most promotions in the nursing profession.

  • Community Agencies
  • Education
  • Government Service
  • Independent Practice

*Bureau of Labor Statistics

BSN – Global Studies Degree Information and Requirements

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Additional Information

  • Credit is given for RN licensure, and no challenge tests are required. 
  • Students should seek online nursing programs of study approved by their state. For more information visit our State Approval Disclosure notifications, which includes information for Liberty University’s Online Nursing Programs.

For students who would like an on-campus experience, the following courses are also offered in an optional, intensive format during the fall and spring semesters. For more information about our online nursing program intensives, please contact rnbsn@liberty.edu.

  • NURS 210 – Health Assessment
  • NURS 325 – Nursing Concepts
  • NURS 492 – Advanced Concepts of Nursing Practice. 

A background check and RN Licensure verification will be completed while enrolled in Advanced Nursing Communication, the required first nursing course in our online nursing program. There is a fee of $39.95 (additional charges may apply) associated with this requirement.

Admission Requirements 

Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission on Good Standing. If the GPA is less than a 2.0, the applicant will be considered for Acceptance on Caution. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Unofficial college transcripts with a completed official transcript request form**
  • A High School Self-Certification form

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first. 

Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

CCNE Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Liberty University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

CCNE Accredited


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Liberty University is approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees. The Online Nursing Program (RN to BSN) is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is approved by the Virginia State Board of Nursing. 

For questions about the accreditation of Liberty University, please contact:

Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Ln.
Decatur, GA 30033-4097
(404) 679-4500

Inquiries about the institution itself, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Liberty University.

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